Tag: NCAA
NCAA Court Case Will Not Restore Lost Rights of Athlete-Students
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in response to a Ninth Circuit ruling that allows colleges to compensate athletes for expenses related to their education. In 2014, West Virginia running back Shawne Alston argued that NCAA rules that place any limit on compensation from universities...
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When Did Parents and Students Lose Freedom of Choice?
United Teachers Los Angeles demands that schools remain closed unless police are defunded, charter schools eliminated, government health care imposed and a statewide wealth tax implemented. Faced with such heavy-handed political demands, many parents have been taking a hard look at independent non-government schools. This prompts a meditation on educational choice, based on the...
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A Long Overdue Remedy for NCAA Madness
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas, is not known as an athletic powerhouse, but in 2016 the school won the Division III football championship. Three years later, the National Collegiate Athletic Association took the title away, as Fox News reports, “because the head coach let a player use his car for more...
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Football Follies and Economic Realities
The antics of Antonio Brown prompted the Oakland Raiders to release the wide receiver, by some accounts the best in the NFL.
Cori Gauff’s Great Wimbledon Victory Offers Lessons for Athletes, Politicians and Bureaucrats Alike
Like Cori Gauff, all college players should be able to control and market their own image, sign endorsement deals, and otherwise profit from their talent.
NCAA Exploits Women Athletes
Female college athletes should be able to share in the enormous revenue they help generate.
Justice for College Athletes?
Should the NCAA allow its student-athletes to benefit from a portion of the significant revenue that they help generate?
The Last Refuge of Payment in Kind
Football season is in full swing, and on Saturdays, college teams rule the television sports channels. Everybody makes big money except those the people pay to watch, the players.
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